The best way to ensure an adequate daily blood supply for local hospitals is for more people to donate, and for current donors to donate as often as they are eligible to do so," says Tracy Amara, director of branch operations for CBCSF.
CBCSF has 40 blood mobiles serving Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and the Keys seven days a week, and 16 branches located from Key West to Lantana.
Parents of cancer and transplant patients have told us how difficult the holidays can be," says Tracy Amara, CBCSF Director of Branch Operations.
The toy drive will also help to expose more people to CBCSF and blood donation.
CBCSF has 40 blood mobiles serving Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and the Keys, seven days a week, and 16 branches located from Key West to Lantana.
is the supplier of 75% of the blood used for medical care in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Monroe counties.
All CBCSF Donor Centers will resume regular operation hours beginning on Friday, September 14, 2001.
Those interested in making a future blood donation over the next few weeks are urged to contact CBCSF at 1-888-454-2362 or they may visit the CBCSF website at http://www.
CBCSF was one of several blood centers in Florida that shipped Rh-negative blood units to New York City in the hours after the tragedy occurred.
CBCSF is a non-profit regional blood center serving the blood needs of over 150 hospitals and health care facilities in Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties.
Ed Benton, the Chairman of the CBCSF Board of Directors.